For Constitution Day, your students can see the economic problems of the Articles of Confederation by reading this petition.
Posted by Christine Blackerby on August 28, 2014, under Teaching Activities & Lesson Plans.
The First Congress faced numerous tasks, but one thing was so important that it was the first act signed into law.
Posted by Christine Blackerby on May 29, 2014, under Exhibits, Teaching Activities & Lesson Plans.
A congressional debate in 1789 about a title of nobility for the president was a turning point toward republicanism.
Posted by Christine Blackerby on April 29, 2014, under Teaching Activities & Lesson Plans.
A lesson on the Voting Rights Act puts students in the shoes of members of Congress as they deliberated the bill.
Posted by Christine Blackerby on April 22, 2014, under Teaching Activities & Lesson Plans.
Harriet Tubman was also a nurse, cook, and spy. This lesson can help your students understand how her service was acknowledged by Congress.
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